1962 – Government of India approves the Swedish Red Cross Leprosy Project
1963 – Rehabilitation Industries – A Light Engineering factory established at Katpadi
1969 – Rehabilitation Trust registered.
1973 – Technical Training Centre set up at Katpadi.
– Production cum Training Centre set up at Tiruchirapalli.
1974 – Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Former Prime Minister, inaugurates the Training cum
- Production Centre at Paranur, Chingleput.
1976 – Organization renamed WORTH Trust
- Transitional School for polio affected children opened at Katpadi.
1982 – Technical Training Centers established at Tiruchirapalli and Pondicherry, approved by NCVT.
1983 – Pondicherry Production Centre started
1986 – Rotary WORTH Electronics Training Unit founded at Madras
1987 – WORTH Plastics established at Katpadi
1988 – Outreach Programme started with Katpadi as base.
1989 – WORTH celebrates Silver Jubilee
1993 – Mobility Aids Development Unit set up.
1995 – Rehabilitation Training Resource Centre (RETREC) established at Katpadi
– Development work on new campus for Tiruchirapalli Unit commences.
1995 – MOU with Perkins School of Blind, USA / assembly of Perkins Braillers
1999 – Computer training started by association with Rotary Madras at Katpadi and Pondicherry.
1999 – Transitional School (Special School) for Speech and Hearing Impaired children starts at Katapdi
2003 – Investment starts for technology changes from conventional machine to Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines
2004 – Collaborating with Vidhya Vrikshah, Chennai for focused work on development of assistive devices for the Visually Impaired
2005 – DDRC at Tirupattur, Vellore handed over to Worth Trust
2005 – Collaborating with CIR (Centre for International Rehabilitation, Chicago) for manufacture of Whirlwind Wheelchair
2006 – Cooperation with Rotary Chennai for running the Training Centre at K.K.Nagar,Chennai
2007 - Day Activity Centers for multiple disabilities started at Katpadi
2007 - Government of Tamilnadu asked Worth Trust to run Resource Centre at Chennai
2008 – Collaborating with Benetech, USA and Bookshare for digitization and uploading of books for print disabled Worldwide.
2009 - MOU with Motivation, U.K. for manufacture of Wheel chair adaptation.
2012 - Received National Award for the Best Institution for the employment of persons with disabilities – 2012, from the Hon’ble President of India.
2013 - Received Sri Vijay Merchant Memorial Award for the Best Employer of the disabled 2013 from National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped, India.
2014 - WORTH celebrates Golden Jubilee.